James Jackson: Raptor

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May 3rd, 1981, James Jackson was drafted by the NBA. Toronto Raptors. During his childhood, things were rough. His dad died when he was three. His mom then turned to drugs and he was raised in cheap motels. As soon as Jackson started earning money, he supported his mother. Years later being drafted to the NBA, he was hesitant for the reason of his mother 's well being. Nonetheless, he joined the League thanks to his mother 's encouragement. Coach Anderson made sure Jackson got his regular practice. As time flew by,Jackson was winning games, but at the same time, his mother’s time also flew by. During his mother’s last breath, she told Jackson to “help people like me”. She also told him to “not follow my footsteps”. After Jackson 's grief, he

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